• Short Summary

    The American airship, Akron, crashes into the sea. Some of the crew are rescued.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "America. World's Biggest Airship Lost! The mighty 'Akron' pride of the U.S. Navy - crashes into sea with 77 on board."

    United States of America (USA).

    Various shots of the American Naval airship Akron at a mooring mast and in flight.

    Aerial views of sea where the Akron crashed - part of the dirigible's envelope is just visible floating on the surface.

    Shots of US warship coming in to dock. Sailors carry off injured victims of the crash on stretchers.

    Quick final shot of the Akron before the crash.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    703.08
    Media URN:
    6096
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/04/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:28:00 / 01:12:36:00
    Canister:
    33/28

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